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What Role Does a Guardian Fill?

In New Jersey, a guardian is a person or agency appointed by the courts to act on another person’s behalf. Guardianship is a significant legal undertaking that essentially dissolves a person’s rights to make decisions on their own behalf. When applied properly, it is a vital source of protection, particularly…

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The Rise of Conscious Uncoupling

Ending your marriage or domestic partnership is complex. Every family has different needs, and each state has its own set of regulations guiding divorce proceedings. If you’re thinking about ending your marriage in New Jersey, consider hiring a divorce attorney to mediate the process. The lawyers at Lyons & Associates,…

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What Role Does Religion Play in Divorce?

Religion is an important factor for many couples seeking divorce. That is because although marriage has legal implications in New Jersey and across the nation, many popular religions also have their own set of guidelines for marriage and divorce. If you are a person of faith and want to know…

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The Importance of a Valid and Enforceable Prenuptial Agreement: A Lesson from Kelly Clarkson’s Recent Divorce

By Marissa Del Mauro, Esq.             Kelly Clarkson’s divorce made recent headlines, in which the Court confirmed she has been awarded the parties’ Montana ranch valued at over $10 million dollars. While this may seem like a stereotypical celebrity divorce battle, the important take away is that the Judge’s decision…

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OurFamilyWizard and Co-Parenting

By Jake Jenkinson There are numerous issues that can arise for divorced parents who have difficulty communicating and/or working together after their divorce. Unfortunately, in transitioning from former spouses to co-parents, many of the same issues that led to the divorce may continue to impede the ability to maintain a…

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Sole vs. Shared Custody

By Jake Jenkinson             Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt’s contentious divorce matter is not new news; however, there has been a recent update regarding their acrimonious custody dispute. Specifically, it was recently reported that Brad Pitt’s request for joint custody has been granted over the objection of Angelina Jolie who…

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